(noun, verb)


1. a blemish made by dirt

Similar word(s): blot, daub, slur, smear, smudge, spot

Definition categories: attribute, blemish, defect, mar

2. an act that brings discredit to the person who does it

Similar word(s): blot, smear, spot, stain

Definition categories: act, error, fault, mistake


1. smear so as to make dirty or stained

Similar word(s): besmirch

Definition categories: contact, smear

2. charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone

Similar word(s): asperse, besmirch, calumniate, defame, denigrate, slander, smear, sully

Definition categories: communication, accuse, charge